B.B.B. Ointment

B.B.B. Ointment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For treatment of eczema, pimples, ringworm, tetter, posion ivy, itch and similar skin afflictions
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
after 1920
Tupper's Pharmacy
Blood Balm Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
box: 3 in x 3 in x 1 in; 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
tin: 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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